Creative Showcase: Taking another look at society with MADEYOULOOK

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From Tumi Molekane’s ‘In Defence of my Art’ to illustrations by Albino Creations, here’s your round up of the showcases in SA’s creative community. 

 

From Tumi’s ‘In Defence of my Art’ to illustrations by Albino Creations, here’s your round up of the showcases in SA’s creative community. 

MADEYOULOOK Re-Look the Banal

MADEYOULOOK is the moniker under which Molemo Moiloa and Nare Mokgotho create work together. Mokgotho is a creative researcher for Velocity Films and a freelance copyrighter, and Moiloa is national director of the Visual Arts Network of South Africa (VANSA). “Working day jobs affords us some creative freedom and relieves some of the pressures that can come with having to make art for a living. Because we are occupied (and paid) by our day jobs, we can make art because we really want to, because we are absorbed by certain ideas,” they say.

“It also means we have the luxury of making work that isn’t so sellable – ephemeral and temporary works for which the form is dictated by the idea. It’s also had some affect in the way with think, we have different perspectives, different approaches influenced by where we spend our days.”The works of MADEYOULOOK are, as the name suggests, tongue-in-cheek interventions that encourage a re-observation of and de-familiarisation of the ordinary…

 

Read full article via source: http://mg.co.za/article/2014-11-24-creative-showcase-madeyoulook-makes-us-re-look-the-societal-relations-1

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